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FOX News
Nov 7, 2013 2:00am PST
story. we learned even more stunning new details about the state of obamacare. as kathleen sebelius is put on the hot seat once again. >> sebelius admits the government needs to fix hundreds of problems with the web site which raises the question can it really be fixed by the end of the month? no background checks. felons could have been hired giving them access to personal information. enrollment is quote, very low. elizabeth prann is live to tell us what all of this means. >> during her testimony she said it is better than it was in october. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius htod lawmakers the government is working to fix what see says is problems. th enrollment extensions they want to change. oo p oo juwhy can keep limping along why not shut it down and put it together in the way it should be put together? many have pointed out that your one off fixes tend to have unintended consequences down the road. >> while sebelius responded there's not much to gain in doing so. we heard similar rhetoric from the president during his stop at the lone star state yesterday.
FOX News
Nov 3, 2013 9:00am PST
it since it went on-line on october 1st. meantime, hhs secretary kathleen sebelius is expected to be in the hotseat answering more questions in front of the finance committee. steve centanni has more on that. steve, tell us more. >> hi, jaime. even presidential candidate, doppler candidate mitt romney, signed -- from massachusetts is weighing in on the battle from obamacare and he zeroed in on president obama's campaign promise. listen. >> he told people they could keep their insurance and that was not the truth. whether you like the model of obamacare or not, the fact that the president sold it on a basis that was not true has undermind the foundation of his second term. i think it is rotting it away. the only way he can rebuild credibility is to work with republicans and democrats and try and rebuild a foundation. >> that troubled health care .gov website is back up and running after an over night shutdown for repairs that had a rocky rollout. meantime congress still wants answers about the flawed website and about how many people have been able to successfully enroll in oba
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 11:00am EDT
for health and human secretary, kathleen sebelius, to be fired over the website glitches, and now he's demanding answers on ep role. numbers through a subpoena. in a statement, he said: secretary sebelius insists that the enrollment numbers to the site are not reliable right now, and they will be released in mid november. right now, the site is up and running, accepting applications, al be it a little slow. >> the government is hiring some of the top tech companies, and they have recruited the largest software company, along with google and red hat and dozens of others. >>> edward snowden, offering to help germany in the suspected phone tapping of merkel. giving him a letter to give to the chancellor. he called the actions of the u.s. government harmful and offered to visit germany to help in its investigation. >> >> and meantime, john kerry has acknowledged that the u.s. overstepped it's boundaries. he defended the nsa's work, and he said that it was party that the agency had gone beyond what was necessary to keep the country safe >> in some cases, i acknowledge as does the presiden
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 12:00pm EDT
the site had nearly 1 million visitors in the first 24 hours. some are calling for kathleen sebelius to be fired because of the problems. now he is demanding answers on enrollment numbers through a somebody, in a statement issa said . . . >> reporter: secretary sebelius insists enrollment numbers to the site are not reliable right now. they are be released by mid-november. meanwhile she said the site is up and running and accepting indications albeit a little slow. >>> just john kerry now acknowledging that the nsa has overstepped its mission. kerry defended the agency's surveillance work but he also said that that work had gone far beyond what was necessary to keep the country safe. >> and in some cases i acknowledge to you, as has the president some of these actions have reached too far, and we're going to make sure that that does not happen in the future. >> meanwhile edward snowden is meeting a german member of parliament in moscow yesterday and offered to help with germany's investigation. >>> now to syria where there are reports of an israeli air strike. stephanie decker has mo
FOX News
Nov 7, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> we go back to capitol hill. no laughs there. kathleen sebelius once again was in the hot seat. max baucus who heads up the senate finance committee where she sat down at the witness table yesterday, remember he helped write the law. the last time she was there, he referred to the affordable care act implementation as a potential train wreck. he said he was unhappy with it. but bill nelson, the democrat from florida, summed it up when he was talking about the contractors responsible for the affordable care act website. he said, quote, i want you to burn their fingers and make them pay for not being responsible. she would not agree to that. >> john cornyn actually -- this is the most incredible thing today. he actually -- john cornyn -- gets in there and says i have a simple question. the people that will have all of our information, which we're assuming might be at risk, is there a background check on them. listen to this conversation. >> isn't it true that there is no federal requirement for navigators to undergo a criminal background check even though they will receive personal --
FOX News
Nov 6, 2013 3:00am PST
on capitol hill about the disastrous obamacare rollout, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius returns today for round 2. what can we expect to hear? joining us from the senate side, pennsylvania senator pat toomy, a member of the senate finance committee. he's going to be there this morning. good morning to you, senator. >> good morning, steve. >> i bet she's going to get an ear full because i know you guys in the senate have been getting an ear full from your constituents who suddenly have gotten those, hey, you've just been canceled notes in the mail. >> that is exactly right. of course, you know, how many times has the president promised people that if you like the coverage you have, you'll get to keep it? we always knew that was untrue. now, of course, it's coming home. and it's devastating to people. three and a half million so far have gotten these letters. because of obamacare, they lose their coverage. their plan no longer meets the satisfaction of the president and his administration. and here's what's devastating, steve. because of the incompetent rollout and the lac
CNN
Nov 26, 2013 10:00am PST
that the health care rollout has been a disaster. the website doesn't work. we will have kathleen sebelius the head of hhs on the phone as we speak talking to reporters trying to it out it. democrats are nervous in congress right now. let's not forget, heading to the midterm elections specifically in the senate, there are several senators that are in danger of losing their seats if democrats lose five or six seats, they lose control. >> i've talked to administration officials who believe once they get the website fixed that not all of their problems will be solved but things are going to get much bet per. when people start to see the law is working and the website is working, be yes there were folks who lost coverage and that was not good for the president but feel some of this could disablize. >> i think that's true. the one problem right now you have to take into account for the democrats is that the narrative is being drawn right now. even if it does stabilize, there's still going to be an after effect and still the obama administration trying to get democrats to be support of it, even
Al Jazeera America
Nov 6, 2013 6:00am EST
will sign the bill that was passed by the legislature on tuesday. >>> kathleen sebelius will be answering more questions about problems with the federal health exchange website later this morning. she'll testify before a senate committee. >>> in sports the 49ers alden smith returned to the team and spoke about his alcohol rehab for the first time. find out what the star linebacker has to say in a bit. >>> the storm system marching across the country is bringing rain eastward. i'll have the forecast and plus the latest on a super typhoon. >>> in the next hour, the press secretary for the republican national committee will join us live. we'll ask here if the election results reflect how americans feel about the republican party and how the tea party factored into the votes yesterday. >>> "al jazeera america" continues in two and a half minutes. thomas drayton and i will have all of the day's top news. >> they say they did it because they were trying to protect my children. they didn't protect my children, they traumatized them. >> fault lines examines why so many native american kids are ca
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2013 7:00am EST
kathleen sebelius testifying before the senate finance committee. i want to play you a bit of her testimony right now. [video clip] >> the enrollment numbers, which we will release next week, which will be the first month of enrollments, are likely to be quite low given the struggles that people have had getting access to the site and getting information. >> do you expect the numbers to be very high during the month of november and december? >> well, i am hoping that with the site improvements we will see more robust numbers, but fullythe site is improved and we have opened up the doors wide to a lot of people, we are going to have i think a struggle getting significant numbers to sign up. >> sure. talkingthleen sebelius about the expectations game. what else was your take away from her testimony this past week? guest: the administration is that for a long time they have always expected that the majority of people would be more motivated by a deadline to sign up so people would not necessarily come in in october. a vet to revive a campaign more dramatically -- they've had to revise that cam
FOX
Nov 7, 2013 4:25am EST
secretary kathleen sebelius says that's not going to happen. >> for millions of americans, delay is not an option. people's lives depend on this. >> reporter: sebelius says the website will be fully functional by the end of the month. tara mergener for cbs news, washington. >> wednesday did bring more signs of a potential extension to the enrollment period for aca. the head of human that, one of the lasters insurers in the obamacare market place said the government will eventually give people more time to sign up. >>> the officials from the united states, russia, china, britain, france and germany will begin meetings today with iranian representatives over iran's nuclear enrichment program. the gang of six are seeking an end to the nuclear program there in exchange they will cut back on sanctions against iran which have crippled their economy. but a bill being debated in the united states could derail the talks. congress is considering imposing new sanctions, a move the white house is trying to postpone. >>> it is possible that yasser arafat
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
for health and how many services secretary kathleen sebelius to be fired. >> she shouldn't be there. >> he is demanding numbers on enrollment numbers throughing a subpoena. in a statement, he said: >> secretary sebelius maintains the facts and physician aren't reliable because the site hasn't been functioning properly and that is no why she has not provided the information. she insists the numbers will be released by mid november. the administration set a goal to enroll 7 million people by march 1. >> keep in mind, 250 people in the first two days doesn't add up. >> the math definitely doesn't add up. when we did the math, they need to be doing 40,000 h 40,000 enrs to hit the mark, still, sebelius is saying the site is up and running, and they are accepting applications, although slowly. >> that's a big gap. >> indeed. brightest minds from top technology companies are being brought in to help fix the site. the obama administration is recruiting to help fix the exchange. they are arriving just in time here. the announcement came thursday after the site had been down for a day and a half. >>
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2013 6:00am PST
to go away until there is proof it is up and running smoothly by november 30th. kathleen sebelius was grilled and rejected by partisan call postpone part of the law. >> delaying the affordable care act would not delay people's cancer or diabetes or parkinson's. delay is not an option. people's lives depend on this. >> tonight miss this. sebelius got uniquely rough treatment from three republicans, all of whom are either facing primary challenges or are worried about a primary challenge in 2014. taking heat for the president's promise if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. >> is that statement on the white house website true or is it false? >> sir, i think the statement is. >> is it true or false. this is a false statement made to the american people that this administration is consistently doubled down on and repeated time and time again and the only thing i can conclude is that it's impossible to do something in this administration that gets you fired. >> the wyoming senator faces a challenge from liz cheney and had these tough words for sebelius. >> henry ford said
MSNBC
Nov 13, 2013 6:00am PST
kathleen sebelius did. come on and say we are sorry and it's not where it needs to be. we are working around the clock and it will be up and running by november 30th. we are putting time into making sure it's viable. look for issa to get into the nitty greaty and say when did you know it wasn't working. was it an issue of contractors? you mentioned the officer for the white house. another interesting guy to look at is the it gentlemen named henry chow. he's not a political appointee. he served republicans and democrats. he will be someone who knows how this website was created through cms and that's the guy who delivers the most explosive testimony on the republican side. overall what this is today is really the gop plan for the rest of the year. as one leadership aide told me, this is the health care holiday season. they don't have anything else to do. the government is funded until january 15th. immigration is not going to happen. the farm bill is facing an uphill battle. this is where they will put their time and effort from now until christmas. you saw that strategy. drip, drip, d
MSNBC
Nov 13, 2013 4:00pm PST
there was no integrated security testing before the launch. >> by the way, kathleen sebelius has testified there is no way a hacker could steal your social security number from this site. meanwhile, issa was denounced for his attacks on the health care law. >> house republicans shut down the entire federal government for three weeks in october. three weeks. shut down the government. they threatened to default on our national debts unless we repealed the affordable care act. now they're attempting to use the congressional oversight process to scare americans away from the website. nobody in this room, nobody in this country believes that republicans want to fix the website. for the past three years the number one priority of congressional republicans has been to bring down this law. and that goal, ladies and gentlemen, has not changed. >> congressman cummings joins us. when you sit with those people like your chairman of that committee, what do you sense is his game plan? is it cheap publicity? or is it actually into scaring so many people from participating in the program that he can help kill the success
CBS
Nov 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
the mix up was a software glitch. >> his boss, kathleen sebelius will face more questions from congress tomorrow. >>> crews at the department of public works are trying to fix a water main break downtown. the 6 inch pipe broke under saratoga street this morning. people will lose their water or have low water pressure. no word on how long repairs will take. >>> a much milder november afternoon. it's been cloudy most of the day. will things warm up more as the week goes along? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist chelsea ingram is live at bell bell deveer kwar and-- square and bob turk is in the first warning weather. >> we're above average for this time of year in easton. 58 ocean city. the dew point is back up to 42. we are 13 degrees warmer right now than we were yesterday at this hour. 15 degrees warmer in easton and 12 over in dc. so it was a much, much milder day. it started off chilly, 34 at the airport, 12:00 over in dc. so it was a much, much milder day. it started off chilly, 34 at the airport, 40 in dc and even out to the west temperatures just around
CBS
Nov 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
. no more spin. just give us the truth. >> reporter: health and human services secretary, kathleen sebelius was in the hot seat again today. this time in front of a senate finance committee. she said instead, the focus is on doing routine upgrades. >> in the first week it was loaded, it took about 8 seconds for a page to load. today, it was less than a second. >> reporter: senator cornin appearing to lose patience with sebelius, when he said the president's promise of like your plan, keep your plan, isn't true. >> i'd like to ask you a simple true or false question. is that statement on the white house website true? or is it false? >> sir, i think the statement is -- >> is it true or is it false, madame secretary? >> i think the statement is that you can keep your plan. the 11 million who are in the market, a majority of those people will keep plans. >> my time is limited. so i would just ask that the record note that you have refused to answer my question, whether it's true or false. >> reporter: later, cornin pushed farther, asking why no one has lost their job over the botched website. >
NBC
Nov 29, 2013 4:00pm EST
to it yet, i think. >> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius posted shopping tips online reminding people to avoid peak hours saying the website is improving, but still a work in progress. determining how much the website improved after tomorrow could be difficult because the administration only releases enrollment numbers once a month. >>> the family of a d.c. national guardsman whose body was found says the death was an accident. his body was found floating in baltimore on wednesday. his family says he died accidentally after leaving a bar with friends and walking toward his parked car. he was named the d.c. international guard airman of the year. his parents say they will accept the award on his behalf this week. >>> a team of volunteers launching a searching if a missing teen. she was last seen in august at a gas station. the 17-year-old from nelson county told her family she was going to lynchburg the night she disappeared. her car was found in a parking lot three days later. police arrested randy taylor in connection with her disappearance. her cell phone last pinge
NBC
Nov 30, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is hoping to increase the odds for success. she posted shopg tips onlishopp online. this is a definite work in progress. >> and determining how much the website has improved after tomorrow might be tough. the administration only releases enrollment numbers once a month. >> it is now the third day of the busiest holiday shopping weekend of the year and today the attention turns away from big retailers that are popular on black friday. small business saturday could mean big business for the local econom economy. david went to alexandria where small is the new black. >> reporter: this old town store always looks a lot like christmas. >> it's a christmas angel. >> reporter: these sisters run the shop. used to belong to their parents. >> she is older. i'm younger. i let her think she is in charge and i make the decisions. >> and it worked. beautifully. >> reporter: but there's pressure to keep this family business alive. >> it's all been all or nothing. we do more than half of our business in the last three months of the year. >> we hav
FOX
Nov 12, 2013 5:00am EST
. this is the beltway south of town at the national harbor. >>> 5:31. a health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius sort of hinted this was going to happen. it appears only a tiny fraction of americans who visited the government's health care website were actually able to sign up for insurance. >> "the wall street journal" reports less than 50,000 people have successfully registered for the insurance on healthcare.gov. the white house had hoped for half a million signups in the first month. this week the obama administration is expected to release a report with the exact signup numbers and officials are trying to lower expect faces. >> the enrollment numbers which will be the first month of enrollment are likely to be quite low given the struggles that people have had getting access to the site and getting information. >> secretary sebelius maintains the healthcare.gov website will be fully functional by the end of this month. the white house wants to enroll seven million americans before the march deadline. >>> the u.s. marines are in the philippines now at the airport and they have heavy
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2013 7:00am EST
. a arthroscopeut -- a microscope to the health- care law. in addition to what we have seen with kathleen sebelius and marilyn tavenner, they may want againr from the top brass as to whether they want to update their thinking on a law. we may get more big picture stuff in december. host: more about life on the hill. here is "the wall street journal." thatg the point immigration, tax reform, a budget breakthrough, things are on hold or frozen. what does it mean? guest: the affordable care act takes oxygen out of the room. it is so politically potent. it affects everyone's constituents. they are getting the most calls on it, too. it provokes strong feelings. the agenda has come to a standstill, there is evidence that some of these things were at a standstill already. the affordable care act, that is how you fill the vacuum at a standstill. over the summer, when immigration was a big topic. when it became clear that that was stalling, the affordable care act came back with a vengeance. that was the issue everyone wanted to talk about. there is some truth that it gets in the way of everything else. al
FOX News
Nov 26, 2013 3:00am PST
and you know what kathleen sebelius is doing now? put her picture up and put up miss wakefield's picture and say, what are you doing, miss wakefield? what are you doing, kathleen sebelius? they're saying, we're going to change it not by law, 'cause we've lost in the law. we've lost in the federal courts. by regulation. we're going to demand that there can't be compensation for people who give bone marrow through blood, just like you donate blood, just like you donate platelets. painless. not a big procedure. and certainly they showed the federal court that bone marrow is not an organ like the kidneys. but they want to decide whether you get bone marrow or your family gets bone marrow or not as 1,000 people die each year. >> it's obvious the problem. how is the federal government thinking people will get rich on this? >> they're saying, well, they're going to profiteer over it somehow and it should be a matter of philanthropy, that someone gives it to you. philanthropy has not worked in this environment. if people could be compensated with scholarships or enhancements in some way to say y
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2013 7:00am EST
ways, torte reform. the president brought in kathleen sebelius ahead of the trial association for 11 years. we need torte reform so the doctors don't have to order too many tests. the pre-existing conditions, i think, should be pooled to an assigned risk where they have to pay more, similar to what is current. i was able to get insurance when i was younger but the state required the insurance companies provide that pool. i'd also like to agree with the gentleman from pennsylvania about the federal reserve. i wonder if most americans see that it's a board of international bankers that decide our interest rates. host: reid, we have a lot of topics there. let's have the congressman respond. guest: reid, let's start with medical liability. you mentioned that. when the health care law was first being driven through congress in 2009, i remember being summoned to the white house, abdur-rahim was the chief of staff. he had -- rahm emanuel was the chief of staff. he had me and some other republicans up to chat and i raised the issue of medical liability reform in that meeting and rahm said we
CNN
Nov 27, 2013 10:00am PST
will be fixed. >>> kathleen sebelius says improvements to the healthcare.gov website are the definitely on track to meet this saturday's deadline. the health and human services secretary promises the site will work much better but a white house official says there are concerns. too sudden a spike in web traffic. the site will be able to handle 50,000 users at once as it was originally supposed to do, but the official says they want to wait a week to gauge web traffic before encouraging too many people to visit the site. >>> now, while the administration, would to improve the obama care website on the front end, insurers are worried about problems on the back end. our investigative be correspondent chris frates is digging into that story. explain that difference between how it's working on the front end or may work on the front end but not on the back end. >> what insurers are worried about is this idea once the website's working and people can go on and sign up, that their personal data won't get transmitted correctly to insurance companies. insurance companies need that data to enroll people an
FOX News
Nov 27, 2013 6:00am PST
of saving it will crash again at certain points. kathleen sebelius told state and local officials that obamacare 2.0 will not be a pale remake of the original. >> we are on track to have a significantly different user experience by the end of this month. that was our commitment. than people experienced on october 1. the experience is vastly improved each and every day. >> reporter: that said, democratic senators, 7 of them sent president obama a letter urging him to permanent ceo to run obama care. it's a reflection of anxiety within the president's party not just about the looming dead lines for obama dare but about the looming election season. bill: extreme weather alert. i want to keep you updated on what's happening outside. it's barreling up the east coast. the radar is a mess. all that green in the background making it a mess for millions. thrferl several targets along the eastern side of the country. one person was killed in a multi-vehicle pileup near philadelphia. police urging people to take it slow. >> we want to be with our families for the holidays so we better get go
FOX News
Nov 10, 2013 9:00am PST
. of recent notoriety, kathleen sebelius, health and human services secretary who saw the disastrous rollout of the president's health care plan. she fell on her sword at a house committee hearing, apologized, and then threw under the proverbial bus two other women who had senior roles in devising the system. samantha power, media hungry ambassador to the u.n. reportedly caught mr. obama's attention after writing a book about genocide in rwanda, her specialty. she recently told "vogue" magazine after all these years of doing atrocity work i still cry my eyes out every time i read the paper in the morning. miss powers thinks troops should intervene anywhere in defense of humanitarian causes including libya. she never tires of talking about balancing the care of her husband and two young children and her position in world affairs. while not appointed by mr. obama, lois lerner was a devoted democratic partisan before she was forced to resign as ahead of the exempt organization division of the irs. lerner was caught targeting her extra scrutiny christian and conservative groups who applied for t
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2013 4:00am PDT
, how is this playing out, juana? >> kathleen sebelius testifying on capitol hill about rollouts, problems. i look forward to seeing just how have they press it. more congressional hearings certainly to come. a lot of theory on this straight ahead. >> i was up in pennsylvania yesterday with matt cartwright talking to voters about it. he shared a lot of information and honesty with them. it seemed to work. fewer showed up who said, i learned a few things. i may not like the law but i appreciate that he showed up and explained some is things. maybe it shows public support at least in those areas of the countriment they will spend the week attack it as well. >> we had a pretty lengthy conversation as well. so i agree. juana and ed, thanks so much. >> take care. >>> frightening video shot by tmz. authorities say a gunman opened fire at a security checkpoint. miguel almagare has the latest. >> we know the suspect has been identified as 23-year-old paul ciancia. he entered inside terminal 3 behind me and opened fire, killing a tsa agent, injuring at least seven others, before he himsel
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2013 10:00am PST
. this is not the big issue for health care as we move forward. >> this is what kathleen sebelius had to say on the "the daily rundown." >> so it's a relatively small but for those people it's real. i think the president felt keeping the commitment people should be able to stay on their own plans is something he felt was important. >> so that was from an event in detroit today. clearly such an uncomfortable position for cabinet secretary. >> true. relatively few number of people, goes to the heart of the credibility how it was sold. not complicated, going on amazon, get a new plan, keep your plan if you like it. that has proven not to be the case. the bigger issue here, if young healthy people are not signing up, the whole thing doesn't work. if they are keeping to their own plans, which obama care in washington says are substandard it doesn't work. they have a website that doesn't work. so the big question is when does this start working. democrats on the hill doesn't know the answer to that, the president doesn't know the answer to that. >> as susan page was saying yesterday, when you start pulling on
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 7:00am EST
many people to help. just like the last caller who said kathleen sebelius said it was secure. if we believe everything kathleen sebelius said, we would be in trouble. endthey going to do end to on this whole system after they put every input in. you have to turn around and do another end to end. when theydo not know are going to have this fixed yet. they did not do their end to end test before october 1. marilyn tavener signed off and said we have to get this killing. you are right along the lines that this was not secure. host: what's the difference stress end to end and a test. ledt: the big problem that to so many difficulties is if you go online when you're shopping for a product, you can go to multiple websites and compare the products and see them. this had all the data up front. caused a lot of other stresses in the system. more than just a few thousand people trying to get in, that is when it is blocked. now let's put a lot of people in to make sure it can handle the load. sebelius, should should be removed from the project? guest: all along i wanted to do her job. i always
FOX News
Nov 27, 2013 3:00am PST
. it's not kathleen sebelius' fault that the obamacare web site isn't working. it's not his fault. it's not the democrats' fault who voted for it. it has to be the republicans' fault because none of them were in favor of it. take a listen. >> if we didn't have one wing of one party that was a little less obsessed with repealing health care for 40 million people, more concerned with making sure the law works, if they hadn't spent 40 votes trying to repeal the affordable care act, they might have actually taken some votes on rebuilding our infrastructure or instituting early childhood education for young people across this country, or investing more money in basic research. any of the serious proposals i put forward that would be creating jobs right now, they could have taken votes on that. instead of rooting for failure. >> unfortunately for the president, it has failed in many ways so far because of the web site and also the technical challenges people have faced. what's interesting is apparently because the democrats in the senate are getting their ears chewed off, this thing just is
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2013 9:00am PST
secretary kathleen sebelius announced a new obama administration rule requiring health insurance companies to cover treatment for mental health and substance abuse no differently than they do for physical illnesses. the president is turning his focus to the economy. he used the louisiana port in new orleans as a backdrop to promote his plan to invest billions of dollars into u.s. infrastructure and to bolster american exports. >> let's make it easier for more businesses to expand and grow and sell more goods made in america to the rest of the world. let's make sure we've got the best ports and roads and bridges and schools. let's make sure our young people are getting a great education. let's give everybody a chance to get ahead. not just a few at the top, but everybody. >> and during a democratic fund raiser in miami last night, he said the u.s. must continue updating its policies toward cuba. administration has engaged in recent discussions about immigration and relaxed travel rules for cuban-americans. what are the chances the white house would even think of delaying the individual mand
CNN
Nov 19, 2013 6:00am PST
secretary kathleen sebelius and officials at the white house were told that there were problems with the development of healthcare.gov, the federal website, of course, where people can go online and buy insurance. according to a white house official, we just received a statement from a white house official that they're saying, quote, flags were definitely raised throughout the development of the website, talking about this report released by the house energy and commerce committee, but they are saying at the white house, nobody, quote, anticipated the size and scope of the problems we experienced once the site was launched. christina and john, more questions for this white house about the rollout of the president's signature health care achievement, legislative achievement. >> i think it's pretty clear that no one anticipated the size of potential problems and they've got a lot to fix. jim acosta, senior white house correspondent. thanks, jim. >> you bet. >>> moms across the country took to social media to give the education secretary a little piece of their minds. >> another he
FOX Business
Nov 13, 2013 1:00pm EST
in obamacare but at 3:30 health and human services secretary kathleen smith sibelius wrote is 6 -- kathleen sebelius will talk about how many signed up for obamacare through the web site. the administration expects the and the love and even lower than expectations because of the problems with the web site. the administration is looking at another deadline, november '32, the vast majority of users will use the web site and that was the question aimed at the panel going on today if the administration can meet its latest deadline. >> tell us when it will be in good shape. can you give us a date? is the end of the month realistic? >> the team is working hard to hit the goal. that is what i will say right now.here are two main problems with obamacare. the first is dealing with a website and those issues and that was the focus of the hearing today and the second is whether or not the president was telling the truth that you could keep your health insurance plan if you liked it, cancellation notices and acknowledgements from the administration show that is not the whole truth sell there are bills
FOX Business
Nov 19, 2013 9:20am EST
. but republicans say they've got a document showing consultants warned officials including hhs secretary kathleen sebelius of significant technical problems with healthcare.gov this april as the administration was promising the site would be up and running by october 1st. the white house says officials acknowledged there were red flags, they never thought it would be this bad. stuart: i'll bet they didn't. all right. the second hearing about the privacy of the information you put out there, is it safe? what are we going to hear on that? >> reporter: well, republicans say they have a hacker testifying, someone who they say works for the good side, he hacks for companies to find vulnerabilities. the hacker believes he found a way to get customers' personal information, and he's going to tell us how -- not exactly how, but tell us somewhat how in the next hour or so. stuart: glad we don't know exactly. [laughter] >> reporter: right. stuart: pay close attention, rich. thank you very much, indeed, rich edson. to the big board, we're up 18 points just shy of 16,000. all kinds of talk about the markets
MSNBC
Nov 16, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> shauna. >> kathleen sebelius. >> encorrect. >> i got nothing. >> time. eric holder. a democratic member of congress who recently revealed that he's gay was found to be leading in a poll by 2 points in a race for governor of what state? >> time. maine, the state o maine. this prominent house republican and potential 2016 candidate will be the headline speaker tonight. >> paul ryan. >> we expect a fascial review guy to know that. 300 points here, larry preszler, a former three term senator who briefly sought the presidential nomination in 1980 and bolted to endorse barak obama announced this week he may run as an independent correct year for his old senate seat in what state. >> i know you know this. >> i know i know this i knew the previous. >> time. correct answer south dakota. 300 point question. this former senator who lost his seat to a tea party challenger will be awarded a presidential medal. >> lugger. >> that's correct. 300 point question. >> this republican officially filed papers friday to challenge mitch mcconal. >> matt evan. >> this week they blocked law professor nina pilla
CNN
Nov 19, 2013 3:00am PST
including kathleen sebelius, the health and human services secretary was aware of some of the problems with the website earlier this year, back in march. those concerns, according to republican members of this one committee, the energy and commerce committee, they feel like they were not told the full story by kathleen sebelius based on the documents provided by a consultant, a firm that was advising the administration on the health care plan. guys, back to you. >> jim, appreciate the reporting. we want to tell you about a deadly plane crash in russia. it was caught on video which is helping to understand what happens but it's hard to watch. that spec of light is a boeing 737 passenger jet. sunday all 50 people aboard it died in the crash you just saw in kazan. american flight investigators say the recovery of the black boxes will help in the investigation. we're bringing in our specialist, richard quest, the host of "quest means business." knows a lot about the aviation business, how these investigations happen. how do we make sense of this? >> this is a difficult one not only because
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2013 7:00am EST
. host: kathleen sebelius. caller: yeah. it embarrasses me. i want to kind of change parties, but my grandfather, father, everybody in my family is a republican. they always have been. i'm kind of ashamed of them. the only republican i like now is john boehner, and i used to like paul ryan, but every time i see paul ryan, like the clip you had earlier i watched, paul ryan reminds me of john boehner. they are kind of the same. i used to think they were both the smartest republicans. i liked them the most. but they just don't understand with the latino votes, it will never be high for them ever, and i don't think they have a high african-american vote, they do white peoplene blow, they have the crazy white people blow. i can see where the -- people vote. i can see where they're going down. they have always needed to go moderate. if they have gotten moderate from the beginning and not gotten in talks with the tea party -- host: you might be interested in a piece on the cover of politico's new magazine, the cover story is locked in the cabinet -- the worst job in barack obama's washingto
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2013 7:00am EST
from administration officials and kathleen sebelius essentially saying no one should get in the wake of a woman's reproductive rights and her doctor. that is the issue the court ultimately will have to decide, correct? absolutely. supporters of the law say it is necessary to protect women's rights, and of -- part of the affordable care act act to make sure women have preventable screenings. they also say leading religious business owners off the hook when it comes to contraception to allowinghe door businesses to interfere with her own personal health care choices. there have been a couple of cases working their way through the court system on the issue of earth control mandate. it is not necessarily a surprise that the court decided to take up the case yesterday, but certainly going to be a much cheap-watched case when oral arguments happen next round. on thist me follow up point. obviously the supreme court has taken up the larger issue of the constitutionality of the affordable care act. this creates another political battle for the white house. absolutely. going to be a heated an
CSPAN
Nov 6, 2013 7:00am EST
, d.c. but first let me tell you what is happening today in the city. kathleen sebelius, the hfs secretary is back up on capitol hill today before the senate finance committee. and we will have live coverage of that hearing here on c-span at 10:00 a.m. eastern time. so up next, live from cushing, oklahoma, to talk about its history in the oil industry and the role it plays today. but first, a little bit of what happened in cushing, oklahoma back in the early 1900s. c-span recently vizzitied in september and spoke with a long-time producer on the impact the industry has had and how it has changed over the years. >> where are we stand right now in oklahoma? >> this is the site of the whool wheeler number one. it was the discovery we will for the cushing oil field drilled in 1912. this actual we will here is a redrill of the original we will because the original well would have been a cable fuel drilling, would have had problems with it over the years just by the nature of cable. so this would be a rotary hole here. and this is the site. so there's a plaque right over there that tal
CSPAN
Nov 7, 2013 7:00am EST
secretary kathleen sebelius. she was up there again for the testifying about the affordable care act, twice in the last two weeks. the headline "exchange site needs hundreds of fixes." yesterday, house government reform committee released documents that showed only 6 people signed up for coverage on -- first day. healthcare.gov that healthcare.gov open. the next is a story about labor unions and the health-care law. administration planning to exempt some labor unions and businesses from paying part of a contentious healthance fee under the overhaul law. unions and businesses said wednesday that the move would not go far enough. signaled the hyatt intends to propose a break on intends toit i -- propose a break on the fee. and then, healthcare.gov, the affordable care act, having an impact on the virginia governor race and the new jersey race. look at the exit route -- polls in virginia. , the republican who lost," cap with terry -- closed the gap with terry mcauliffe, losing by only 3 poin ts. that on the health-care law. in other news overseas, here is the international section of "the new
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2013 10:00am EST
, the president was interviewed last thursday and was asked about secretary sebelius. he said the president defected interview.from the argued that the website bugs aren't necessarily her fault. quote, kathleen sebelius doesn't write codes. she wasn't our i.t. person. who is the i.t. person? who is the person in charge, who is the person responsible, who is the one who signed off on this bhf it went public? >> the person that's somebody is our administrator, marilyn tavener. >> did she base her decisions on the memo you sent her on the 27th, isn't that right? is that the authority to operate memo? the president talked about i.t. person. miss tavener person. who is that? is that mr. van roekel? mr. park? mr. chao? which of you is that person? >> i don't know. i didn't speak to the president. >> he refers to a person. who would it be? who is the i.t. person in charge? >> i don't know what the president was referring to. >> let me start with slide c-3 if i could. this is the report, final c.m.s. final report came out october 13 after october 1, just want to read the first, was unable to adequa
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
eligible for coverage. kathleen sebelius spoke with reporters in a conference call. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] joinings, everyone, for us this afternoon. thanks for your patience. today, we will be joined by secretary sibelius, as well as julie, the director of communications. michael, which the hh -- with the hhs reform. with theancy, assistant secretary for planning and evaluation office here. we will begin with some remarks from the secretary, as well as julie. and then the secretary will be available to answer a few questions after her schedule requires her to depart, o we will have these additional available to answer more questions. without further ado, secretary, let's get started. >> thanks. i want to start by thanking mike , julie, and nancy, who will hear from in a minute and we will be happy to hear more of your questions. today, we are releasing a report with enrollment data for october 1 through november 2. the numbers run through tell two very clear stories. ourt, in every part of country
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2013 5:00am EST
one million are eligible for coverage. hhs secretary kathleen sebelius spoke with reporters in a conference call. >> thanks and i want to start by thanking mike, julie, donna, nancy who you will hear from in a minute and will be happy to answer your questions. today we are releasing a report with data for october 1 through november 2. the numbers i am about to run through tail two very important stories. in every part of our country, americans are interested in the affordable health coverage that is being offered through the marketplace and through medicaid. even with the issues we have had, the marketplace is working and people are enrolling over the phone, on paper, in person and online. at both healthcare.gov and state websites. -- of this first period, 100 106,000americans have enrolled in qualified health plans through the marketplace. 396,000 people have learned they may be eligible for medicaid or chip. what is more, upwards of 975,000 customers have made it through the process of applying and getting an eligibility determination. they are currently still shopping for
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2013 3:00pm EST
that if they liked their health care plan they could keep it, period. it goes back to a time when kathleen sebelius, secretary of h.h.s. said, if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. it goes back to a time when the majority who passed the legislation in the house and in the senate said, if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. period. i thank the chairman for his leadership. i thank the speaker. yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. the gentleman from california. mr. waxman: mr. speaker, i yield two minutes to the gentleman from oregon, member of the ways and means committee , mr. blumenauer. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from oregon is recognized for two minutes. mr. blumenauer: thank you. i appreciate the gentleman's courtesy. the expectation that somehow the elements of the affordable care act would not be implemented is simply false. people can keep health insurance, but there are always going to be the new standards to make sure that people no longer have insurance in name only. that's what we heard about repeatedly in th
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